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posted by Cora Lawless. . . .
18 October 2020

Non hodgkin lymphoma

Last reply: 5 days ago
I've been given months Diagnosed October last year Had R-Chop and R-Ice - both failed Now on palliative/maintenance chemotherapy What does all this mean for me ? Regards Cora Lawless and Thank you.
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posted by Bar15
17 October 2020

No communication in over 4 weeks

Last reply: 5 days ago
Hi. My 83 year mum went for a bone marrow biopsy 4 weeks ago now. She had multiple myeloma over 10 years ago and they now believed it has returned. We were told that the bone marrow biopsy would be back in 2-3 weeks and we have heard nothing from her consultant or team. I feel from day 1, there was very poor communication and care this time round. Its incredibly stressful, especially with the correct situation. Who or how can I get information from her consultant and what's the time line from tests - diagnosis - treatment??
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posted by Salvatore1864
09 October 2020

Breast lump and pain

Last reply: 12 days ago
Hi, I am 31.In may I found a lump in my right breast.I had it checked out at a women's health clinic.The doctor was very confident that it is fibroademoma but said she would refer me to the nreast clinic to confirm. I called the hospital the other day as I had not yet received an appointment.The horse told me that I had not been triaged as urgent but given that my mother has had breast cancer she would get me an appointment.Inow have that appointment for early November. In the last couple of days I have started having pain in the breast,collar bone area and down my arm.Mybe that's is just stress but I have read it usually means an advanced breast cancer that has spread to the lungs and now I am terrified. In your experience just how worrying is this type of pain?
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posted by daisypetal
16 September 2020

Breast lump

Last reply: 1 month ago
Hi So my right breast was a but uncomfortable 2 weeks ago so i checked it out in the shower where I found a lump deep inside just below my nipple to the right. In the notes it's around 1.5 to 2cm. My gp referred me to triple assessment in Vincent's. I went for my appointment on Monday where I had an ultrasound and mamogramme done. I also has a biopsy the same day. Iv to return Friday morning for my results with the consultant. Is this the norm that they do. I'm 33 with 3 kids and had my baby 11 months ago. I'm so stressed that iv to go back to get the results I would of thought they would of just phoned. So I'm stresing that they already know something is wrong.
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posted by Tomorrow
08 September 2020

Breast lumps

Last reply: 1 month ago
Hi there I’ve been referred to breast clinic for mammogram for painful breasts with lumps . Gp said she isn’t concerned overly as she thinks it’s fibrocystic breast syndrome , however not only has she referred me for the screening she has sent off a referral to the breast specialist . I’m wondering if this is usual ? The more I think about it I wonder if this means she is more concerned than she seemed . Thank you I’m just very worried .
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posted by Valerie62
25 August 2020

Amidex hormone therapy

Last reply: 1 month ago
I have lost a lot of weight due to these tablets and don't know how I can continue. 2 and a half stone since June. I was also diagnosed with diverticulitis and hospitalised twice before I started radiotherapy. Certain foods I can eat but no red meat. I do my best to eat but am struggling due to no appetite. Tried 5 snacks a day but can't do it. Have no interest in food. My doctor can't change my tablets and suggested food little and often but it's not happening for me. No energy and just want to stay in bed all day. Is this how it will be for me?? I did finished my radiotherapy in July. And on amidex since June. Any advice appreciated. PS I got the all clear in August. Thank you
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posted by michellem23
24 August 2020

Ovarian diagnosis

Last reply: 1 month ago
Hi I have had an ultrasound scan which shows bilateral cysts one looks like a simple cyst and other has features of a dermoid and is large 90mm x 75mm x 88mm. I am having lots of discomfort . No fibroids and uterus looks clear. My ca125!has now come back as quite elevated . Just wondering if a regular cyst would push up the ca125 or is it likely to be something more Thank you
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posted by kymryan
02 August 2020

Breast cancer scare

Last reply: 2 months ago
Hi so for a while I have noticed a lump near my nipple but I thought nothing of it because I’m only 16 and have really bad acne and I just assumed it could have been a spot and I’m really scared to asl my mam to book an appointment with a doctor and I just don’t know what to do can someone please help me and give me advice
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posted by suzemma
25 July 2020

Breast cancer

Last reply: 2 months ago
Hi I went for a mammogram over two weeks ago with breast check.I was told results would be posted to me. I got a call yesterday asking me to see doctor on Monday. Secretary said they were doing it in reverse due to covid. She said I'm not booked in for any tests but I'm terrified and I wondered if anyone else is in the same boat. Thanks in advance.
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posted by DebbieMccarthy
20 July 2020

DIEP breast reconstruction

Last reply: 3 months ago
Hi I wonder if anyone can help me. Is there a minimum BMI you have to be to be able to have a DIEP breast reconstruction?
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